Friday, 31 March 2017

Thinking Of You


Hi crafters!  Today's offering is a diagonal Gemini die border card using wisteria, white and black card.  I started by cutting the diagonal border in coconut white card using the Cepheus Gemini die.  I did two across without the cutting edge, then flipped it the other way and centred it below in the middle and used the matching cutting edge.  I followed the shape and hand cut the remaining areas to the edges of the card.  I backed it wit a piece of wisteria card that I scored the bottom to add detail.  For the focal element, I cut the Butterfly Frame centre in white and backed it with wisteria card.  I cut the same die in back and cut it in half and added it to the sides peeking out from underneath.  I stamped my sentiment and cut it out with the Double Pierced Noble Circle die, adding a light inking of Chic Viola Colour Cloud before removing it and a black mat from the B set.  I cut several of the Exquisite Poppies in wisteria card, adding black lines with a fine tipped pen.  I added black centres and white pearls to them and arranged them around the focal element with Lace Edged Leaves, Olive Branches and white satin ribbon.  White, wisteria and black mats were added to complete the card.  The finished dimensions are 7" x  8 3/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x



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143 comments:

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, a beautiful card.
Nancyd xx

Dragonsnap2 said...

Wow what a fabulous card and one that I'm definitely going to have to try. Thanks Sue.
Pam, hope you're going to have a fab holiday for your birthday. You certainly deserve it.
Elaine, hope all is going ok in your world. Thoughts and prayers go to you and your family along with anybody else suffering or in need.
Crafty hugs to all. Stay safe, healthy and happy.
D xx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, a really lovely card today for us, the Cepheus die and Poppy flowers set this one off a treat too.

Pam hope the holiday is going well, we all miss you already.

Sharon - Hope the Dr's visit went well
Elaine - special hugs to you all especially Helen's Mum
Laine - you crack me up you are so funny, love reading your comments and banter
Dragonsnap - hope you managed to get some sleep, the injections sounded ouch!!
Wheelybad - Hope Mr W's interview was successful, you could do with some good news.

To everyone else, have a great day, and keep drawling, as I am, over Sue's new die release coming up soon.

Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card.

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a great card.
Take care and have fun Kitty.
Have a good holiday Pam.

Jan on the Fosse said...

Good Morning Sue
Beautiful card.
Jan x

Stephanie Cotterill said...

What a lovely start to my Friday. Good morning Sue. You are clever,I couldn't do that, I don't even understand how even after reading your method a few times, I'm so dumb lol, but today's sample is so effective and the pop of black card just emphasises the rest of the design. Tell me, why don't my poppy flowers look like yours ? I was and still am in the process of cutting some to add to a Get Well card for my market basket but the Cotterill version and the Wilson version don't look anything like !! Hohum I keep trying lol.
Thank you for a lovely Friday morning and I'm sending you my usual daily hug xx

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Very classy card. Love the flowers!

Karen Drew said...

Really lovely card
Luv
Karen xx

Craftynetty said...

I understand what Stephanie means about the poppies, as I was going to say exactly the same thing! I have been making some from vellum this week and I must say that I was pleased with how they turned out, so I shall keep experimenting. Have a good weekend.

Dawn Searle said...

Morning Sue, a truly stunning card today in my favourite colours again. The Cepheus Gemini makes a striking border at the bottom and the poppy flowers are gorgeous. In fact, everything on it is gorgeous. Thank you once again.
Hugs xx
Dawn Searle

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Wow, this is stunning! The amount of work that has gone into it is truly a labour of love.
Pam, sorry, I forgot to say happy birthday yesterday! Wheelybad, keeping my fingers crossed for good news for Mr W. Hugs to all. Sue xxx

Jan Sayer said...

A really pretty card in lovely colours.
Jan
Northampton

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

Such an inventive way to use the border die and perfect flowers too. A lovely card!

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card.
B xx

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
what a lovely, gorgeous card. It's singing to me on this grey day..........

Don't know what happened yesterday but I didn't see the cascading butterfly card. That one is beautiful, too. Don't know why I held out getting this one, thinking I have enough butterflies - what a silly woman I was. So glad I got it now. :)

Hugs, Rose

Marion Bull said...

What a beautiful card you have given us today, I love everything about it!

Maggie B xx

hazel young said...

Lovely card Sue xx hazel

Debra K. said...

I like the card but it looks a little fussy somehow. Lovely colour combination though. Debra x

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
A fabulous design and great idea to score the wisteria base to echo the centre square. Beautiful embellishments. X

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, the design of this card is just stunning, love the colour combination. Have a great day. Bx

Netty The Runner said...

Perfect and pretty.
Annette x

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful! The way you have used the Gemini die is lovely. It shows the versatility of this family of dies which along with the striplets are amongst my favourites of all of your collections. The poppies are beautiful too. Love and hugs to all Alison xxx

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all. Beautiful card this morning , as always your cards amaze me and the finishing touches are stunning. I love the design and how the collection of your dies all work together..... Wendy

Jackie Trinder said...

Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous it is just so beautiful. I love the colours and the dies are amazing it works so well together. Have a wonderful day today. Hugs Jackie

PharmacyMichele said...

Beautiful card , love the colour combination.

Michele

Owlish said...

Hi sue this card is gorgeous and could be used with every colour option u could possibly think J

Owlish said...

Hi sue this card is gorgeous and could be used with every colour option u could possibly think J

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue. A gorgeous card. The colours are lovely with the black making everything pop. I love using the gemini and striplet dies because they are so versatile, for backgrounds or focal elements. The flowers are stunning, a great idea to use a pen to hi light the veins. Have a great weekend everyone.
Best Wishes.
Denise T x

Chris Curry said...

This is an elegant card in beautiful, subtle colours. Always love what you do with your flower dies Sue, thank you. Have a good day. Xx

Sonia Stephenson said...

Hi Sue. Beautiful card. Lovely colour combination and your flowers are so pretty.
Sorry I haven't been on here and commenting for a while. My craft mojo went awol just before Christmas, and doing anything crafty was the last thing on my mind 🙁
Pleased to say I am slowly getting back into it. Your blog has always been a wonderful source of gorgeous creations and inspiration, so thank you so much for sharing xx
Sending hugs to all xxx

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes, what a stunning card I love the colours and die you have used, the poppies die is so versatile with most things and looks lovely in all colours.

June thank you Just to top things of I have a lump developed on my back so have to go and get a scan to see what it is, its been one thing after another these last few months would really like to get on and feel good again just have fingers crossed at the moment till I find out.

Healing hugs to those poorly and need one
Love to all
Sharon
xxx

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
What a perfect example of how versatile your Gemini dies are, thus is a beautiful card. Love the colours and the favourite floral feature with poppies bow and foliage.
Hugs
Muriel x

TDQ Karen said...

What a beautiful card, love all the detail and the embossing x

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue ,Very pretty card I love all the flower dies you make. love Jean Z xxx

Catherine Lyons said...

Hi Sue a beautiful card today i love the soft colours.Enjoy your day ..
Catherine hugs xx

Denise Bryant said...

So pretty! Love the gorgeous details!

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
Sorry for my absence yesterday but I fell asleep and forgot to comment I love both todays and yesterdays card especially the chrysanthemum this die is amazing it just pops out. Saba you made me laugh imaging you looking for groups of British school children my granddaughter is back home tomorrow she seems to be having a lovely time they are visiting a local primary school today to meet their pen pals. Pam I hope you are having a lovely time. Today is national kindness day Sue I think you have the kindest blog. Hugs to all.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, Wow what a gorgeous card, I love every single thing about it. Thank you for never ending inspiration.

Barbara V

Jacqui oakes-alcock said...

Fabulous card Sue.

Sandy G said...

Hi Sue
A very unique way to use the dies. Love the colours.
Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs.

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Absolutely exquisite card, I love making cards in this style. Thanks to you Sue for designing beautiful cards as I have tried to make some in this style & they have always been greatly received. I would never have thought of making cards like this, so thanks again for taking me out of my comfort zone. Yvonne xx

Donita Naylor said...

Dear Sue et al,

Cepheus is so lovely like that, and the squares from the butterfly frame are another example of pleasing contrast. Thanks for the fine-line pen idea on the flowers.

Happy Friday everybody.

Love,
Donita

marg said...

Good Morning Sue!
My screen is showing cream, I have to imagine White, but it still looks lovely!
Love Marg

Anonymous said...

What a stunning card! Simply beautiful. Judy from Prosser

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - what an incredible card - all the dies work so well together and the arrangement is amazing. Wisteria is my go-to colour at the moment, just love the subtleness of it. Thank you for another brilliant idea for a layout. Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

CHERYL Brown said...

Hi Sue,

Gorgeous card, I love the soft lavender you used, and I am going to experiment with the diagonal cut using the Gemini dies I have this afternoon.
I've had a busy week with my sister visiting, now I have to play catch up with all the posts I missed.

Happy Birthday Pam, you deserve a wonderful one and enjoy your holiday.

Healing prayers and gentle hugs to all in need of them.
Love 7 hugs
Cheryl xxx


nattyboots said...

Hi Sue
Love this card, the Gemini shape is so beautiful.

Pam i hope you are having a wonderful Birthday time away with lovely sunshine.xxx

Wheelybad , thinking of you and hoping your down days get less , just hang on in there we have the summer to look forward to and hopefully this will help .I do hope Mr 's interview was successful as this will lift your spirits . take care and big hugs xxxxx.

Dragonsnap ,i do hope you are more comfortable this morning .xx

Lorraine , OMGoodness you are such a hoot , i would never feel down in the dumps for too long if i had you for my neighbor .

PP i do hope you feel better this morning, big hugs xx.

Andrew is doing just fine up to press , when the sun came out yesterday he was in the garden doing a bit of weeding and tidying up , he seems to think that keeping busy both in body and mind is helping to keep the side effects at bay .
The Hospital have told Helen her lovely Mum has not responded to the medication , she is heavily sedated and comfortable so now it is just a matter of time .
Helen is holding up well and thinking it will be a blessing when the time comes ,it is just heart wrenching that she cant be there to hold her Mums hand at this sad time .

Take care everyone sending big hugs to all who need one.
Elaine H X

Jan.moogie said...

Wow wow wow stunning and gorgeous and fabulous. By the way I like this card Sue, just in case you didn't know. Have a great day hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card, Sue, love the layout - particularly the bottom right corner with the scoring and love the poppies which should go without saying! My message should have said yesterday 'paper piecing' not piercing (new release), did print a whoops message but that didn't appear either.
Wheely - so good to see you again, sorry for the tough times and really hope pain clinic helps. Big hugs for Billy and hope good news on the job front, too.
Laine and Carmen - thanks for the laughs, PP have a great holiday and recharge!!
What does Sither mean, Saba? Curious now.
Missing you Pam.
Hugs to all poorly people or if you just need one.

'P' in Wales

Anonymous said...

Beautiful as always, Sue you are such an inspiration

Pat PATRICIAH said...

This is such a beauty. Thank you. X

Nanna Wendle said...

Morning Sue, great card, love the colours

ethansnanna said...



This is a great card, and these are my favourite
dies along with the striplets!!

Enjoy your birthday, Pam, do miss your catch ops!!!



Doreen x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Absolutely stunning, love it

Izzy said...

Hello Sue,

Thank you for yet another idea using the Cepheus die, wouldn't have thought of teaming it up with the square from the Butterly Frame though so that's something to try this afternoon...

Wheelybad - so nice to see you back again, hope Mr. W's job application was successful...

Izzy

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card, very different and unusual although you do show us very different ways to use your dies.
Hugs
CraftyJacq
XX

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue, fabulous card in beautiful colours.
Marion S x

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Beautiful card, love the colours.
Lydia
X

Anne said...

What a gorgeous card, Sue. I love the way you have used the Gemini die.

Anne (Northampton)

Sue MacFall said...

Great card, Sue. Love the colours and the beautiful dies used.

Karen M said...

Morning Sue
A card full of lovely ideas, looks stunning
Best wishes
Karen M

hettygarlick said...

What a gorgeous card, and the colours are so lovely. That Gemini die is beautiful.

Diane Green said...

Hi Sue what a gorgeous card today, I have the die you used to make the edge but haven't used it like that. Time to change that I think. I do love your poppies, they take on so many different forms don't they. I must try again to get some wisteria card, the local craft shop keeps selling out, it's such a pretty soft colour. Thank you for sharing.
Love Diane G xx
Pam hope you are having a lovely time, we miss you up top. Xxx
Elaine my heart goes out to Helen, it's so sad she isnt able to visit mum and be with her. Mum sounds comfortable and looked after so that must help her. Please give Helen a big hug xxx
Wheely finger crossed for the interview.xxx

Margaret Taylor said...

Love it. You are an inspiration

Nannieflash said...

Good Morning Sweet Sue, thats such a beautiful way to use that die its created a stunning effect across the bottom corner. hugs Shirleyxx

Suemac said...

Lovely card and colour

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, a lovely card today. I really like the way you have done the boarder, I wouldn't have thought of that. The flowers look so pretty.

Love Rosemarie X X

Sarah Wrightson said...

Morning Sue, a lovely card. The Gemini dies are so pretty xx

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. Such a lovely card Sue as always. I just wish my budget could stretch a bit further each day ...lol

STELLA MUNN said...

Another beauty Sue. Thank you xx

Scottydog said...

What a lovely card in such delicate colours, very feminine. I rally must remember to cut my frames etc in half to extend them, if they don't fit I just look for something else that fits! Lol! Really must think outside that box!! Thanks again for the inspiration Sue.

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous Sue.
Gr Karin

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, - you never disappoint another fabulous card to inspire us Great colour combination just adds to the cards beauty.
Wendyx

Jennifer Smith-Kirk said...

Hi Sue
Lovely delicate looking card, love all the additional elements x x x

Anonymous said...

Love it

Beryl Treble said...

Lovely card Sue.

Crafty Cruiser said...

Absolutely stunning!
Doreen R

SueJ said...

A lovely elegant card, the colour is just perfect.

June Horrocks said...

A stunning card sue the dies and flowers are beautiful thank you
Love always June horrocks xxxxxx

Bejay Roles said...

Gorgeous!!! There's nothing more that needs to be said, Sue.
Bejay xx

fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card using my favourite wisteria. All the elements fit together beautifully and you have so much patience scoring all those thin lines to add extra definition. Love the diagonal cutting as well.

Wheely - good to see you yesterday but so sorry that things have not been good for you. Hopefully the pain clinic will be able to help. Glad Billy is getting back to his old self and fingers crossed that Mr W has good news.
Laine - no more visits from the interloper?
PP - hope you haven't worn yourself out too much to enjoy your holiday, have a great time.
Thinking of everyone else who is in pain, suffering or caring.

Frances

Jeannie Donnelly said...

Another beautiful card, Sue! Xx

Kim Dibben said...

Fabulous card Sue xx love the colour combination xx love Kim D

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, Beautiful !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous card. My favourite colours. Very feminine, intricate and delicate. I love it.

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue and everyone

A lovely card today. The wisteria card is so gentle and feminine. Love all the dies used especially the poppies.

Love Helen xxx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Very beautiful again, love the mix of textures, shapes and colour combo. The composition is very striking.... Love it..

Diane King said...

Love the use of the Gemini due.great card xx

Jackie Durrant said...

Hi Sue, the wisteria is a lovely shade to use on your card with the lacy look of the Gemini die love from Jackie xx

Norma said...

Beautiful card - love all your creations xx

theresa w said...

Hi sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Absolutely beautiful card sue x great way to use the gemini and love your poppies x gorgeous colours too x thankyou sue x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w xxx

karenlotty said...

Lovely card and that simple scoring of the background really makes it all so effective

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
A fabulous design, love the colours with that little pop of black and your poppies are as always just exquisite. Thank you for the daily inspiration

Wheelybad good to see you pop in, so sorry you are in so much pain and hope the pain clinic helps, and will be keeping my fingers crossed for Mr W.
Elaine special hugs for you, Andrew and Helen
PP enjoy your holiday, at least Laine will have Carmen for company while you're away
Maureen and Norah missing you both, do come back soon

Love and hugs to everyone
Pat

Marie said...

Gorgeous card Sue thank you for sharing. Regards Marie

Anonymous said...

Such a beautiful card, a great way to use the die by twisting it over. Love the colours too.

Helen Terry said...

Hi Sue another beautiful card today love the colours and your flowers. Thanks Helen XX

scrAPpamondo said...

Amazing use of that edge die, so creative! Fab poppies and design!

barbara macaskill said...

❤️ ❤️ ❤️ how you cut the edge. Absolutely stunning and magnificent! Your colors are also quite beautiful! TFS!

Lorraine Freeman said...

A beautiful card as always Sue, thank you for sharing.
I am poorly ATM so not read comments.
Sending love n hugs to you all xxx

sued99 said...

What an absolutely gorgeous card. Just perfect. X

Sandie Braithwaite said...

Love the design and colours

Pam said...

Very beautiful with a touch of delicacy, a gorgeous card.
Well it feels so strange posting at this time of day,. Stayed with family in Birmingham overnight, left early this morning and arrived here lunchtime. Very cloudy but dry .Wheeley, so good to see you pop in yesterday,I. So sorry that they still haven't sorted your pain out yet, it must be draining you, hope Mr W is lucky in his job quest, excellent news about Billy. Please don't think you burden us, I certainly don't feel that.
Elaine, my heart goes out to you all, especially Helen, it must be so hard that she can't be with her Mum during her last days but I believe her Mum will know she is with her in her heart.
Dragonsnap, hope you are more comfortable today.
Sharon, I wonder if your body is just responding to the prolonged period of illness you have had, you must be so run down,fingers crossed the lump is not serious.
Pp have a lovely holiday, Laine will miss you whatever she says.
Thank you for well wishes everyone, nice to know I'm missed, birthday tomorrow April 1st.
Hapoy National Kindness day, Crewe Trish got it spot on, this is the kindest blog ever.
Oh and I would like to know what Sither means too.
Big hugs to all, especially all our friends who are missing, suffering illness or caring for others.

Jaye said...

What a lovely card; the wisteria is perfect for it, such a delicate shade. The poppies are really special and I DO like the way you have used the die to make the edge,but....oh dear, I haven't got that one. Perhaps it's time to change that!!Trouble is, I really like ALL your dies. As ever, thanks for all the inspiration

Vie Carter said...

Beautiful card

Vie
x

Suzzette Yandle said...

WOW! Such a lovely card. Thank you for sharing and showing how one could make even another design by using this Gemini die. Your ability and creativeness is amazing how you can manipulate your dies to create a new design giving us buyers of your dies so much more value.

Kate's Cards said...

Very geometric and bold.

Rosemary Stickland said...

Beautiful card, love the colours.
Rosemary xx

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
I've done well! My post is only four after Pam's !!!
Such a pretty card today and I surprised myself by recognising the butterfly central Die! It's another lovely set! Your flowers are beautiful and the soft tones enhanced with the pop of black are beautiful! Thank you Sue for another beauty to brighten the day.
So pleased you have arrived safely Pam! Hopefully you missed the worst of the traffic today! Enjoy your holiday and have a great day tomorrow!
No doubt Saba will slither in later with the explanation of sither! Could be see thee or something! ?? Maybe not!
Love to everyone,
PP - have a great holiday - hope you haven't tired yourself out!
Myra xxx

CraftyJo said...

Very nice :)

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely card! I have those dies so I can have a go.
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

Patricia said...

Hello Sue,
Absolutely LOVE everything about today's stunning card, right up my street.
Myra ... you "did" notice Pams post was not "first." this morning didn't you??
Pam hope you are having a good start to your holiday.
Elaine, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Poor Helen what a terrible situation, at least her mum is comfortable and being well looked after.
Patricia xxx

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
You've Surpassed Yourself, Once Again With Today's Remarkable Card
I Just Love "The Luxurious Colour Combination" So Soft But I Just Love The Touch Of
Black Card..
Products Used In Today's Card:-
Coconut White/Black/Wisteria Foundation Card" (Just Outstanding Together)
"Pearls"
"Chic Viola Colour Cloud"
"White Satin Ribbon For Bow"
"Black Fine Tipped Pen"
Star's In Today's Card:-
"The Cepheus Gemini Die Set"
"The Butterfly Frame Die Set"
"Double Pierced Noble Circle Die Set"
"The Extremely Exquisite Poppies Die Set"
"The Lace Edged Leaves Die Set"
"The Olive Branches Die Set"
Today's Card:-
"Thinking Of You" (Always For All The Tremendous Things You Do There Isn't Another Blog Quite Like Yours
With A Wonderful Blog Family)
Today's Card It's Just Quite Magical I Love The Colour Combination Plus The "Black Card" Just Shouts Out To Me
You Started With A Piece Of "Coconut White Card" Cut To Size, Sue, Then You Cut Out The Extremely Beautiful
"Cepheus Gemini Die Set" Which Is A Diagonal Border, You Did This Twice Without The Cutting Edge
(A Little Confused Here Lol!!!!!!)
Then You Turned It Over, Centred It Below In The Middle Then You Used The Matching Cutting Edge, Sue, You
Followed The Shape By Hand Cutting The Remaining Areas To The Edges Of The Card, You Backed This With
"The Tremendous Wisteria Card" (Just Awesome) You Also Scored The Bottom To Add Extra Detail
For The Focal Element You Cut "The Butterfly Frame" In "White Card" Backed In The Beautiful "Wisteria Card"
Then Sue, You Cut The Same Die Out Of "Black Card" Then Cut It In Half Adding It To The Sides So It's Just
Peeping Out, From Underneath You Stamped Your Sentiment "Thinking Of You" Then Cut It Out With A Small
Circle Die From "The Double Pierced Circle Die Set" Adding A Light Coverage Of "Chic Viola Colour Cloud"
Whilst Your Sentiment Still Remains Within The Die.
Then You Cut Another Circle In Black To Use As A Mat From The .B. Set, Sue You Then Cut Out Several
"Extremely Exquisite Poppies" From "The Wisteria Card" Adding Black Lines You Arranged Them Around
Your Sentiment Plus You Added Foliage "The Lace Edged Leaves" Also "The Olive Branches"
Adding "Beautiful White Satin Bow" Pearls In Centre Of Your Flowers
Adding To Your Extremely Famous Signature Piercing Plus Your Mat/Layering Of "Coconut White/Black/Wisteria
Sue You Are An Inspiration I Admire All That You Do Thank You For Sharing Today's Extremely Beautiful Card
Take Great Care Sue
Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗 For Yourself
Love From Sam xxx

Brenda Lello said...
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Brenda Lello said...

Hello Sue,

Love todays card Sue, it always amazes me how you come up with such stunning designs, this card is proof of that.
Those flowers are FAB

Love and hugs Brenda XXX

Jess Watson said...

Hello Sue, another stunning card, I,love the idea of using dies on the diagonal.
Take care everyione, Jess xx

Anonymous said...

Carole eaton Stourbridge said
beautiful card I never thought about doing that with the gemini die, how clever,
lilac card will be in my basket at ally pally next week.

Ann said...



Hi Sue

Gorgeous card so pretty such a clever design.

Hugs to all

Annx without an "e"

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hello Sue,

What an exquisite card today. It's the perfect way to show how versatile your dies are and how they can all be used with one another. The design and colors are delicate and lacy, lovely and luscious.

Have a great weekend Sue and everyone.

Beverly

ang said...

Fabulous very elegant card angxx

Barbara (C) said...

A lot going on in todays card but how well everything works together. Lovely colour combination too....BarbaraC

Narrowboat girl said...

Just beautiful Sue. Who could not love to receive a card like this

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
Wisteria and chic viola - so pretty x
Exquisite poppies - perfect x
Lace edged leaves and olive branch - delicate and delightful x
Need I say more - love this card x
I'm afraid I have had to admit defeat as far as prep for the holiday is concerned. I am completely done in and am off to bed shorty leaving the boys to deal with everything x
On that note I will say goodbye for the foreseeable as I am not sure when I will be able to get internet connection (very frustrating knowing that there is a launch looming). Sending happy thoughts and lots of love to everyone especially my blog besties x
Take care
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x

liz spooner said...

Love the colours in this card, and the design is just perfect.xx

Carol Worwood said...

Lovely card, the colours look quite delicate. Thankyou for all your inspirational ideas, love the new dies x

Jan Jay said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card, thanks again for all of your inspiration x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
An absolutely gorgeous card.

Heather R Oxfordshire

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card today.

ursula said...

Superb card Sue, I just cannot line up this die to make the edge, have tried so many times...but I think it is amazing...luv Ursula xx

Theresa Pace said...

lovely card. lovely calm colour palette, hugs xx

Welsh Dors said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card. Love the Gemini die
Best wishes
Dorianne

Betty McAlister said...

Beautiful wisteria card Sue. Love the Cephious Gemini die. Xx

lorraine eastwood said...

Good evening lovely Sue and her crafty crew!

Totally exquisite, love all of the components of this card, it just sings to me. The Gemini die is stunning cut diagonally across this card and the poppies with their black veins and centres are beautiful and provide the perfect embellishment. It's certainly a card to place in my must do folder.
Busy, busy day, didn't think that i would have the time or the energy to comment today but i was so impressed with today's sample that i had to pop by again. Keeping it brief because my bed is calling me urging me to collapse into it.
Pam, glad you reached your destination safely, it felt strange this morning coming onto the blog without your cheery, reassuring words that set us all up for the day ahead. Hope you have a fabulous day tomorrow, you deserve itxxx
Frances, Ginger Boy we thought, had gotten the message because he disappeared for a couple of days, however, this afternoon he cheekily ran past my Mum into our kitchen making a beeline for the biscuits:-) We sent him on his merry way again but he is obviously being fed elsewhere and hopefully it's a loving, caring home.
June, that cheers me up no end knowing that you enjoy my musings....others on the blog don't seem to appreciate me quite so much:-)....if I succeed in bringing a smile to anyone's face then i am more than ecstatic.
Elaine, my heart breaks for Helen, it must be so hard being separated from her Mum as she suffers, however, Andrews progress will help matters i hope. If anyone deserves something to laugh about its you my dear, and i am so honoured to have provided you with a little light relief:-) Hugs to you all, your in my thoughts dailyxxx
Saba, my Mum is a Yorkshire lass and has been known to say "Sithey", does that have a similar meaning as "Sither"? She's from West Yorkshire, Brighouse near Huddersfield so there may be regional differences....
Yvonne, hope you get a decent rest tonight and have a safe trip to the Isle of Wight tomorrow. A few misguided people on the blog think that I will miss you but we both know better don't we? :-) I will be fully expecting a stick of rock at the very least on your return my dear otherwise you'll feel the wrath of my tongue:-) Enjoy yourself with the boys and Dylanxxx
Carmen, why on earth did you think that I was a smoker??!!? I only have respectable vices such as shopping, alcohol, young men, Sue's dies of course and yet more shopping.....smoking is a waste of money, makes you smell bad and ages you prematurely and i have standards to keep! My Mum smokes but I confine her to her bedroom since its an nasty, unsociable habit and i don't want the neighbours knowing she's an addict:-) You evaded my question about whether or not i was welcome to stay with you sometime.....I.m beginning to sense that you are all mouth and no action....just saying!
Crafty hugs to all my besties on the blog, I won't list you because i have so many:-)....and it would be tedious to those with few friends ie Carmen and Yvonne, don't wish to rub salt in the wounds:-)

Crafty hugs

Laine1972xxx

Saba said...

Hello Sue,
Love today's card, love it lots. The Cepheus die looks stunning cut on the diagonal especially with the scored wisteria card as a back drop. You are winning me over with your black highlighting, it really does add contrast and sets off the wisteria beautifully.

Pam I'm so glad you have arrived safely, you were missed this morning. Bet you are so excited tonight!
Wheelybad it's nice to see you back but sorry you have been having such a rough time of it.
Now as to Sither. Myra you were right and that's how it would have been translated in days gone by. And Laine there are regional variations but all mean the same. There's Sither, Sitha and Sithey, It's more modern translation would be - look here! Or see here!
Yvonne my bed is calling too, have a lovely holiday.
Love and hugs for all
Saba xxx

Lynne L said...

Hi Sue what a beautiful card I love the way you have used the Cepheus die
pam hope you have a lovely birthday tomorrow
Wheelybad sorry you have had a tough time recently hope things improve for you soon
Elaine My heart goes out to Helen not to be able to be with her mum at this time
Sharon so sorry to hear you are having more problems lets hope the lump is nothing serious
sending caring hugs to all who need them

Di said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning card, love the gorgeous colour and the Gemini Cepheus die and all the other dies you have used. The flowers are gorgeous too.
Cheersm
Di B. x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
A really beautiful colour combination for this gorgeous card!
I love the way you use the Gemini Cepheus die in this card and how you have placed the centre from the Butterfly Frame.
I find that little centre so useful and have used it a lot.
Have a great weekend Sue and all your Blog Followers!
Lesley S x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,

Another beautiful card! I love the color combination and the Cepheus Gemini die. Interesting way to use this die set. Thank you for the inspiration.

Pam -I wish you to enjoy your special day, relax and let yourself be spoiled, you deserve it!
Elaine – So sorry for Helen She’s going thru difficult days. Even you know what’s next; you are never ready for it.Hugs for all of you.
'P' in Wales – It‘s said that joyfulness keeps the heart and face young (so you won’t need a facial).:)
PP/Yvonne - It is true that you will be missed here, but I am very glad that you will take this time to rest and have fun. Have a safe trip. Enjoy your vacations! Don’t worry about Laine and I, we have each other, as noted by Pat.
Laine - Why on earth do you think I thought you were a smoker? :) I was trying to suggest another way of relaxation for you, beside the Caci ...facial. People smoke to calm their nerves...But for you, smoking is a waste of money; one cigarette won’t be enough to calm you down, not even a full pack.:) I haven’t withdrawn the invitation. Let's wait until next winter. I hope the Canadian cold will freeze your sharp tongue for some time. :)

Have a great weekend everyone,
Still a newbie to Craft / Not longer the newest and the only Canadian Wilsonette
Carmen

Sandy H said...

Another gorgeous design. Love the diagonal border you've created from the Cepheus die.
Take care everyone.

Lynda's craft's said...

Hi Sue
Stunning card so Gorgeous its very elegant love it
Love &Hug's Lynda Brock xx



dorothy cattanach said...

A beautiful card as always Sue. thank you for sharing. xxx

Dorothy Macdonald said...

Another beautiful card, love everything about this .

Love Dorothy
of Baldock

Dawn Holben said...

Sue this is amazing and very beautiful, i so love
the gemini die along the bottom part.
I love the detail and flowers, i love everything about this one.